Hall of Fame
Lancastrian of the Year
The highest accolade from the BIBAs is for lifetime achivement; “Lancastrian of the Year”. Nominations are sought for individuals who have contributed significantly to the economic vibrancy of Lancashire through their tireless dedication and commitment, both inside their own business and the wider community.
All nominations received will be considered by a Judging Panel made up of previous Lancastrains of the Year. This is one Category which is excluded from self nomination.
LANCASTRIANS OF THE YEAR – FOR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT
2012 Mr Colin Musto
Chairman – Senator International
“At a time when there is so much negativity in the media generally the success of the BIBA winners in the various categories demonstrates that the entrepreneurial spirit still exists and backed with team work and determination success can still be achieved.”
Tim Webber, Chairman Barnfield Construction
Chairman, Farmhouse Biscuits
Edwin Booth, Chairman
E.H. Booth & Co.
Dennis Mendoros OBE, DL, Chief Executive
“I was fortunate, and indeed very proud, to be the first Lancastrian of the Year in 2008. This award has generated a very positive and intense publicity, which boosted my personal image and the profile of Euravia Engineering, my company. Without any doubt, BIBA’s are now recognised as a valuable business recognition which is highly regarded across the private sector and the business community.”
Peter Mileham DL – Prestonian of the Year – Preston Guild
“Since inception the BIBAs has become recognised as the ultimate award for Lancashire businesses. Its exacting and demanding judging criteria for single it out as an award of real value and relevance. To have been considered for “Prestonian of the Year”, the newly introduced once every “Preston Guild” Award, I believe to be a considerable achievement, of which I am really proud. To have been picked as the winner is a tremendous and very special honour”.